I have decided to take a break from a variety of sites, including Twitter, reddit, Facebook, Tumblr, RationalWiki, and Wikipedia (I'll still browse Wikipedia, but not edit). A lot of positive changes have happened recently, such as having an appointment for HRT, no longer feeling suicidal, I am going to a physical school after years of being in an online school, I am now a vegan, and I finally live in Houston (which I have wanted to do for years). But I have decided I don't want to share my thoughts, opinions, and neuroses with the entire world, and most people don't like me anyway.
This is not an impulse decision. I have slowly come to the conclusion I should use the Internet to socialize with people I actually know, starting with quitting Facebook on the 21st of August. I decided to quit reddit on the 5th of September. And I am making the final decision now. I will spend my free time socializing with people (offline and online), watching My Little Pony and Steven Universe, doing real-life activism, being a student and hopefully eventually a chemist, browsing interesting YouTube videos, listening to music, and hopefully developing an exercise habit.
I am sure you don't care, like at all. This is for me. But if you are reading: